This is a special research workshop to mark the 250th anniversary of the death of Rev Thomas Bayes. Bayes was a student of the University of Edinburgh from 1719 to c. 1722. The theme of the workshop is all aspects of the research area that has come to be known as Bayesian statistics.

The workshop will be held from Mon 5 Sept to Wed 7 Sept, 2011.

Professor David Dunson (Duke University, North Carolina, USA) has kindly agreed to give a keynote lecture.

Also, Professor David Spiegelhalter FRS (University of Cambridge) will give a lecture on Bayesian methods aimed at the general public. The lecture will be held on the evening of Monday 5th September. All attending the workshop are invited to attend.